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Culture-Bound Translation and Language in the Global Era

Culture-Bound Translation and Language in the Global Era (Hardback)

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The title of this collection, Culture-bound Translation and Language in the Global Era, suggests the wide scope and spirit of our culture and times. The essays gathered here are divided under two headings: Translation and Language, five on each area, making up Part One and Part Two of this book. They examine in detail some of the problems implied by the interaction between translation, language and culture while providing both breadth and depth to the cultural dimension, an area which has strangely been neglected together with translation studies, despite their recognized importance, until the early eighties. The authors' insights into the complex phenomenon of cross-cultural communication is as interesting as fascinating, and perhaps even more so because the scholars, who have contributed to this book, come from various countries, including Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Latvia, Russia, Serbia, and Slovenia.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectListening skillsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectSociolinguisticsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesGlobalization Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing Publication Date: 25/01/2008 ISBN-13: 9781847184627  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Aleksandra NIKCEVIC-BATRICEVIC, M.A. teaches English and American literature at the Department of English language and literature, University of Montenegro. She also teaches English language at the Departments of Italian and German langauge, and at the Faculty for Visual Arts. She is president of the Society for Anglo-American Literary Studies and general editor of literary magazine Lit, published at the University of Montenegro. Marija KNEZEVIC, Ph. D, teaches 19th- and 20th-century British literature, as well as Canadian literature, at the Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro. She received her MA in literature at the English Department, Belgrade University, while her doctoral work, D. H. Lawrence's Quest for the Transcendent, took place at the University of Novi Sad. Her publication primarily focuses on the work of D. H. Lawrence and Modernism, but her recent interests also include contemporary literature in English, as well as travel writing.

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